'brien standing by with the mayor of los angeles, antonio villaraigosa. >> that's right. we're sitting in the middle of the california delegation, loud and cheering obviously. let's talk more about the platform debate. you looked very surprised when taking this vote to amend the platform. what happened? >> i wasn't surprised. i thought -- i wanted to make sure that every voice was heard. the first time around, i knew there was a majority. i wasn't sure if it was a 2/3 vote. the second time around, it sounded a little louder, but i still wasn't sure. by the third time i knew, there was a 2/3 majority, so i called it. >> what happened that would allow those two words, jerusalem, and god, to be left out of the platform? >> that's a question to ask the platform committee. the drafting committee. but the fact of the matter is, the president stepped in and said, i want it in. i want it in because it reflects our values, my values, his values, and he wanted it in, so we put it in. and governor strickland made the motion, and it was approved. that's in distinction to romney, who said he doesn'